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PART-TIME COMMUNICATIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS ASSISTANT
Posting Ends: Continuous
Hourly Pay Range: $20.27 - $22.15
Hours: Part Time Employee
Location: Village of Winfield, IL, 60190
Category: Office and Administrative Support
Position Summary
Under the direction of the Village Manager, this position is expected to assist staff with various Village communications, marketing materials, and special events. This is primarily a flexible schedule, remote working position with occasional office or special event attendance in person as needed. Expected average of 10-20 hours per week. Starting range of $21.25-$23.91/hour. Applications with cover letter, resume, and portfolio samples attached will be accepted until position is filled.
Position Description
POSITION OVERVIEW & JOB DUTIES
Under the general direction of the Village Manager, the Communications & Special Events Assistant drafts articles, posts, and/or updates for Village communication via print, such as the Village Newsletter, or via digital methods, including email communications, website updates, social media posts, etc.; assists with the design and creation of Village communications and/or marketing materials; and aids staff in maintaining the Village calendar.

In addition, this position assists Village staff with special event planning, including all aspects of event coordination, event staffing (as necessary), taking event photographs, and other responsibilities, as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

This position is primarily a remote, work from home position, requiring occasional office or special event attendance in person as needed.


COMMUNICATIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS ASSISTANT REQUIREMENTS
An Associate’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Graphic Design, or related discipline.

Minimum of 2 years of combined experience in communications, social media management, graphic design, professional writing, event planning, and/or performing similar work in a normal business or government setting, or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Publisher applications.

Able to work independently with limited supervision.

Possess strong analytical, communication, presentation, prioritization, and organizational skills.

Bachelor’s Degree and/or prior experience in Adobe Creative Cloud applications preferred.


EEO STATEMENT
The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, unfavorable discharge from the military, handicap, disability, or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable legal standards

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